February 25th, 2016
15 years ago, this high school kid invested $2,000 in the stock market:
Pro investing tip: it’s all in the shoes
He read every investing book, opened an E*TRADE account, and bought the hottest stocks he could find.
That kid wound up paying his way through Stanford University. And today, he runs a multimillion-dollar business that he ...
December 28th, 2015
One of my favorite stories about generosity comes from Steve Wynn, the hotelier, in this article from The New Yorker.
Steve decided to sell a painting he’d acquired, a Picasso, for a hundred and thirty-nine million dollars. (Yes, $139 million for a painting, "the highest known price ever paid for a work of art.")
From The New Yorker:
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November 24th, 2015
Today, I’m going to show you exactly how to negotiate your rent so you can put a couple thousand dollars -- or more -- in your pocket this year.
Most people don't think negotiating their rent can save them much money, but they're wrong. Just look at the results for two of my students:
“With a 12-month lease, that ...
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May 29th, 2015
You’ve heard me say it before. A Rich Life is about more than just money.
This month on the IWT blog, we covered how to travel more, painlessly save money, stay motivated, select the perfect TV show to watch, and raise your prices -- all part of a Rich Life.
May was a busy month for IWT so today, ...
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May 29th, 2015
Let’s be honest, success is hard. Not complicated, just hard.
It’s hard because we’re wired to look for quick fixes, easy outs and ways to keep from failing.
And it’s not our fault. Our brain wants to use the path of least resistance. If we really want to be successful, we have to go against our ...
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March 30th, 2015
I’m always surprised when I hear that people on Reddit and YouTube don’t hate me.
They usually hate anyone who sells anything (“what a scam!!”) or anyone who talks about earning more vs. cutting back on the grains of rice in your dinner (“frugality is everything!”)
However, the one area where everybody loves IWT is my negotiation material. ...
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